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The last words, and dying speech of Elisha Thomas : who was executed at Dover, on the 3d June, 1788,---for the murder of Captain Peter Drowne.

Author: Elisha Thomas
Publisher: [Portsmouth, N.H.?] : [publisher not identified], [1788]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Broadsides
Poems
Named Person: Peter Drowne
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elisha Thomas
OCLC Number: 62837673
Notes: Signed and dated: Elisha Thomas. Dover Prison, June 3, 1788.
Text in three columns with a relief cut of a hanging at head. Followed by an untitled poem in sixteen stanzas, also printed in three columns, described as "thoughts [which] were taken from Mr. Elisha Thomas, not long before his execution ... as to his past life and conduct." First line: Ye gazing crouds [sic] that gather round my woe.
Although included in Ford, W.C. Broadsides, other printed accounts of Thomas' life and execution include or have been supplied with a Portsmouth, N.H., imprint. Cf. Evans 21545, Bristol B6818, and Winslow. American broadside verse, New Haven, 1930, p. 108-109.
Printed area, including mourning borders, measures 40.3 x 30.6 cm.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages)) : illustrations (relief cut)

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